the ayes have it

idiom

: the "yes" votes win
We have six nays and 12 ayes, so the ayes have it.

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Recent Examples on the Web The votes are in, and the ayes have it. Allison Morrow, CNN, 9 Nov. 2021

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“The ayes have it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20ayes%20have%20it. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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